Canada Mining News

Ultra Power chooses Canadian technology for world’s first dedicated vanadium processing facility

VanadiumCorp and Electrochem Technologies and Materials have signed a patent option agreement allowing Ultra Pure Systems to purchase an exclusive licence to their VanadiumCorp-Electrochem processing technology (VEPT)

West McArthur JV sets aside $2.4m for 2019 drilling, geophysics

CanAlaska is 70% owner and operator of Joint Venture with Cameco.

Kirkland Lake Gold forecasts 10-15% production growth

Production growth in 2019 will be driven by its Fosterville mine in Australia.

Amarc to drill Joy copper-gold project in BC

The company also identified three new targets that it says it can make drill ready through induced polarization and geological surveys in early 2019.

TechMet appoints Admiral Mike Mullen Chairman of advisory board

TechMet has been operational for over a year and has assets, deployed in mining, processing and recycling projects around the world, including Canada, Brazil, Rwanda and Burundi.

Newcrest expands footprint in Chile with two gold deals

The Australian major has signed option and farm-in agreements for Cornerstone Capital Resources’ Miocene and Mirasol Mining's Gorbea properties, all of them in northern Chile.

Big coal wants consumers to pay for fixing its pollution problem

"CCS is a get-out-of-jail card and a great business opportunity,” - Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg NEF research group.

Leaders in exploration and development to be recognized at next AME Roundup

The Association for Mineral Exploration has announced the winners of its 2018 celebration of excellence award who will be recognized for their significant efforts and contribution to the mining industry.

Junior capitalization up 6% in year ended June 30

2018 was a relatively quiet year for the junior mining sector, we hope to see more of an upswing in 2019 - Dean Braunsteiner, national mining leader, PwC Canada

Anaconda files updated resource estimate for Goldboro

Over an 8.8-year mine life, Anaconda expects to produce a total of 375,000 oz. of gold at an all-in-sustaining cost of US$654 per oz.

Miners operating in Colombia accused of forcing people off their land

According to Forjando Futuros foundation, the forced displacement was ordered by the companies but executed by either the National Army or the guerrilla.

Delrey expands portfolio with BC vanadium properties

The Star and Porcher vanadium properties cover a combined 67.4 sq. km in northwest B.C., near the small logging community of Oona River on Porcher Island.

Condor Gold shares jump on Nicaragua concession licence

Nicaragua’s Ministry of Energy and Mines granted the company the Las Cruces concession, expanding its La India project package by 45% to 455.6 km2.

Maritime Resources starts drilling in Newfoundland and Labrador

The area the Vancouver-based miner is drilling is located some 10 kilometres from the past producing Hammerdown gold mine.

Osisko Metals releases Pine Point inferred pit resource

Next year Osisko plans to test the brownfield mineral potential along the entire 65-km Pine Point trend.

International Lithium estimates 25-year mine life at Mariana JV with new study

The project, located in Salta, Argentina, could produce 10,000 tonnes lithium carbonate equivalent per year over a 25 year mine life.

Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

Sierra Metals has 15 business days to provide a re-evaluation to the authorities to initiate a review process.

McEwen Mining making plans $20m exploration on Timmins properties

The company will offer approximately 6.0 million flow-through shares priced at $3.02 each.

South Arturo JV to expand production in late 2019

Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont., has provided an update on development at the South Arturo joint venture in the Carlin Trend.

Wesdome extends Eagle River zone 7 at depth

Drifting and drilling the 7 zone at the Eagle River mine has resulted in longer than average strike lengths and extended the zone at depth.

Vancouver miner allowed to explore gold property in Manitoba – with conditions

Alto Ventures' exploration permit was issued with a requirement that a heritage resource impact assessment is completed before work begins.

Atlantic offers resource extension drill results for three projects

Atlantic Gold Corp. has updated the results for its most recent resource extension drilling at its three gold projects near Halifax.

Troilus Gold builds strategic land position in Quebec

Troilus acquired the new land it is calling Troilus North from Emgold Mining Corp. for 3.75 million of its common shares and $250,000 in cash.

Vale, Glencore team up to explore near Sudbury

A joint approach could allow for resources to be unlocked that would likely not otherwise be productive - Ricus Grimbeek, COO, Vale’s North Atlantic Operations and Asian Refineries

Mason updates economics in Lac Gueret FS

At 17.9% graphitic carbon, the Lac Gueret deposit is likely one of the highest grade graphite deposits in the world.